As the Radiation Safety Officer for Robert Morris University, I am responsible for maintaining all records, documentation and conditions of the nuclear regulatory license as well as the state license for radioactive materials. I have been a Radiation Safety Officer since 1989. I believe that my on-going leadership can be evidenced by my active participation in both the local and national nuclear medicine professional societies. I have written and presented locally and nationally. I have held many positions, elected as well as appointed, within the local chapter and national levels. As a member of the Educational Task Force committee for the National Society of Nuclear Medicine, I was involved in the preparation, consulting and writing of the entry level Baccalaureate degree proposal for all nuclear medicine programs.Read More
In my role teaching online students, I use technology to provide a personal connection to me and the rest of the class. The objective is to be sure students know more than a name on the roster and that their individual progress is important to me.Read More
I am the only member of the Nursing Department who is not a nurse.
I was elected to the University of California Berkeley Student Senate at age 44.
In 1965 I won my high school science fair by building a computer from telephone relay switches. It didn’t work very well but the judges had never seen a computer so they all voted for my project.Read More
In keeping with RMU core values, I believe in meeting the students where they are, whether that means that they need additional tutoring or an empathetic ear. I believe it is my responsibility to be present when students come to me with problems or challenges and help them develop a plan to be successful in their studies and in life.Read More
My name is Dr. Holly M. Hampe. I have over twenty-five years of healthcare experience, with an extensive background in patient safety, quality, risk management and regulatory affairs. As the Program Director and Associate Professor in the Health Service Administration (HSAM) program in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SNHS), I am intimately involved in the execution of the program and will provide personal assistance to the HSAM students throughout their academic years.
My educational background includes a Doctoral of Science degree from RMU School of Information Systems and Communications, RN diploma, BSN, Masters Health Administration and Masters Risk Management. In addition, I hold the following certifications: Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), Certified Patient Safety Officer (CPSO) and Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP).
As a registered nurse, my work experience included hospital and home care opportunities, along with insurance healthcare cost containment products. My hospital administration experience included administration, nursing administration, quality, risk management, patient safety and regulatory affairs. In addition, I had experience with a group purchasing organization in the development of the organization's quality and patient safety program as the National Director of Quality. Most recently, I was the Vice President and Chief Quality Officer for St. Clair Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. Besides my academic appointment, I currently serve as a national regulatory affairs consultant for hospital and home health organizations.Read More
In my over 25 years in healthcare, I’ve had the opportunity to work with nearly every aspect of the industry. Specializing in regulatory compliance, reimbursement/finance, and health information management, I enjoy sharing details of my experiences in the industry with our students.
I will introduce students to their first of many standardized patient simulation experiences at RMU. At RMU, we utilize simulation to provide a safe environment to practice advanced skills before being placed in a clinical environment. In the advanced physical assessment course and the women’s health course, students practice the female breast and pelvic examination and the male genital-urinary examination to gain confidence prior to beginning clinical rotations.Read More
I have been an educator and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) since 2000. I am proud to share that I had an integral part in developing the BSN-DNP PMHNP program at Robert Morris University which was the first BSN-DNP program approved in the state of PA by the PA State Board of Nursing. I am passionate about providing students with evidence based knowledge so that they are able to deliver excellent care to patients experiencing mental health difficulties.Read More
A passionate educator who enjoys engaging and teaching future healthcare professionals in a variety of settings – classroom, online, simulation and clinical. A nurse with over ten years of experience. Has worked in emergency care, neonatal intensive care, and maternal health.Read More
My mantra (from years of Running and Teaching):
“The miracle is not that I finished but that I had the courage to begin…”Read More
I have been a nurse since 1972 and have taught nursing for 25 years. I live in Wintersville, OH and I am a faith community nurse in my parish. I conduct research on faith community nursing with a call from Walsh University in Canton, OHRead More
Doctoral work in the area of Childhood Obesity. Run a program for overweight children at a private pediatric practice in Pittsburgh.Read More
My role as a facilitator is to guide and provide access to information. Students need to build their knowledge and skills. They need the opportunity to practice these skills in real world situations and allow their knowledge and skills to grow.Read More
As an educator, my goal is to motivate, nurture, and promote critical thinking and self-reflection in my students while preparing them for their professional roles. Because learning is such a personal experience, assessing learners and establishing clear learning objectives before developing any educational strategy is essential. I believe that learning is a lifelong process; therefore, my ultimate goal is to ignite that spark for learning in my students.Read More
I enjoy teaching complex topics and presenting it in an easily understandable manner. Knowledge plus skills equals confidence.Read More
The RMU core value of “individual matters” resonates strongly with my personal and professional philosophy. We are all unique individuals who work toward the common goal of expanding knowledge in order to make meaningful contributions to our professions and society-at-large. I remain committed to considering the individuality of those I encounter in order to make the teaching- learning environment both valuable and profound.Read More
I have wanted to be a nurse since I have been a young child. Other than my family and faith, little brings me more joy than taking care of my parents, exploring novel ideas in healthcare, and seeing students grow in character and advance their nursing careers.Read More
I hold national certification as both a nurse educator and advanced practice nurse, as a family nurse practitioner. These certifications allow me to educate nursing students with both evidence based education and practice. I also provide our students with the opportunity to obtain a global perspective on healthcare through our Nicaragua and China study abroad programs. As a nurse educator, individuals matter to me, as the coordinator for the “Test for Success” program I am able to assist students with their academic success.Read More
What makes my position unique is that as the dedicated simulation faculty, I assure engaged learning is occurring using best evidence-based practices and help expose students to a variety of cultures, experiences, and growth opportunities. Objectives may guide the classroom experience; however simulation helps the experience come to life.Read More
Despite my love for the outdoors, I chose a profession that surrounds you with rooms encased in lead and concrete. Hence my elation at receiving an office with a window in the new building.Read More